Lake Michigan Credit Union Offering Federal Employee Consumer  Loan Relief During Government Shutdown 


Lake Michigan Credit Union is offering LMCU members who are qualified Federal Employees affected by the government shutdown a no fee payment deferral available on LMCU consumer loans. The offer excludes mortgages and home equity loans and lines of credit.  LMCU also has options available for low rate unsecured relief loans to those who qualify.  For further details and qualification […]

Father-Son Team Unearths Beach ‘Treasure’


From the earliest days of Marco Island’s modern development, there has been talk of treasure from a Spanish shipwreck buried beneath the sand of the island’s 3.5 mile crescent beach. Late Monday afternoon on January 21, Chase Mohr and his 10-year-old son Dominic discovered a buried treasure that they’ll surely never forget. Though it wasn’t booty from a Spanish shipwreck, […]

Letter to the Editor: Micro CCRC on Marco


Dear Editor, The Wilhelm Reich, psychoanalyst, quote, “The less he understands something, the more firmly he believes in it,” seems to be true concerning the Micro CCRC being proposed for our island. This is a facility for seniors with independent living apartments, assisted living, and memory care. We are an island of retirees and how wonderful it would be to […]